Nanny Mclellan's Tourtiere Pie

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READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 2 pies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • For pastry - Combine Flour, baking powder & salt in a large mixing bowl.
  • Cut 1.5 cups of lard into flour mixture until mealy.
  • Completely dissolve remaining lard into hot water.
  • Add Lemon juice and well beaten egg to hot lard water.
  • Mix liquids into flour mixture until dough leaves the sides of the bowl.
  • Turn out to a floured board and knead for about 1 minute and/or all flour is blended.
  • Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate for 1 to 12 hours.
  • For Filling - Mix all ingredient except bread crumbs in a large sauce pan.
  • Bring to a boil and cook uncovered over medium heat for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add a few spoonfuls of bread crumbs and let stand for 10 minutes.
  • If fat is sufficiently absorbed by crumbs, do not add more. If not continue in same manner.
  • Cool filling and pour into pastry lined pans.
  • Cover with crust and bake at 400 degrees until golden brown.
  • Serve hot.
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